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In a flash, Hach Hall is dedicated October 8

The ribbon cutting Oct. 8 for Iowa State University's new chemistry facility, Hach Hall, was more of a ribbon burning. Students from the chemistry organization SCUM (Society of Chemistry Undergraduate Majors) rigged up a chemically treated cardinal-and-gold-colored cotton "ribbon" that was ignited electronically by Kathryn "Kitty" Hach, ISU alumna who contributed a donation in the name of her family to the building. Pictured are (from the left), Bruce Hach, son of Kathryn Hach; Troy Ross, executive administrator of the Carver Charitable Trust, which also provided significant funding to the project; Michael Whiteford, Liberal Arts & Sciences dean; ISU President Gregory Geoffroy; Kathryn Hach; and Jake Petrich, professor and chair of chemistry.

ISU President Gregory Geoffroy

ISU President Gregory Geoffroy

Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean Michael Whiteford

Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean
Michael Whiteford